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Mike Rosales

The After Show Talks About the Early Days of RoMaCraft Tobac

This week, Jonathan found an old interview with Skip Martin and Mike Rosales of RoMaCraft Tobac from 2011. In the interview in Las Vegas, Dave talks to them during the early stages of their brand. The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and as always you can […]

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Does Roma Craft Tobac Make Nicaragua’s Best Cigars?

They have some of the most vocal fans on social media, but does RoMa Craft Tobac make Nicaragua’s Best Cigars? We will sit down with Mike Rosales (Ro) and Skip Martin (Ma) and explore the company that makes Cromagnon, Aquitaine and Neanderthal. The boys will offer their cigar review on the Intemperance Avarice and we will see how well Skip and Mike know each other after 10 years of making cigars together. We’ve all made […]

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RoMaCraft Cromagnon 2018 Firecracker Cigar Review

Last week while on vacation I got the email that it was go time for the sale of the Cromagnon Firecracker, a Two Guys Smoke Shop exclusive. This years edition goes on sale August 14th at 10am eastern time. In 2016, RoMaCraft was chosen to make the firecracker and at the time it set the record for the quickest sell out of a limited edition release and that blend makes a come back. The 2016 […]

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VODCast: Joined By Neanderthals Known As Skip Martin & Mike Rosales

This week on The Cigar Authority we will be joined by couple of Cromagnon Neanderthal’s and the owners of RoMaCraft Tobac; Skip Martin & Mike Rosales. They’ve been in town for a series of events and we spend the full 2 hours of The Cigar Authority with these crazy individuals on a show that is sure to get out of hand fast. We will be smoking the Wanderlust which is available only in the European […]

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Cromagnon Fomorian Burn

RoMaCraft CroMagnon Fomorian EMH Cigar Review

Mention the word Candela and most people cringe at the thought of smoking a cigar with a green wrapper. It’s long been associated with having a vegetal component, but in recent years that has begun to change. It’s made a bit of a comeback especially as St. Patrick’s Day comes closer. Companies like Illusione, La Flor Dominicana and RoMaCraft have made great candela’s. So much so, they now get a limited release throughout the year […]

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CroMagnon Knuckle Dragger Burn

CroMagnon Knuckle Dragger Cigar Review

There is no person on social media that makes me more furious then Skip Martin. There have been times where I said I would swear off his cigars because of our beliefs being on opposite ends of the spectrum. But if I, Barry Stein have one true friend in the cigar industry it is Skip Martin. I first met his partner Mike Rosales in New Orleans during IPCPR when he was pimping his own lines. […]

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CroMagnon Aquitaine Burn

CroMagnon Aquitaine Knuckle Dragger Cigar Review

Skip Martin and Mike Rosales are part of the new school wave of boutique cigars. Their company Roma Craft Tobac has brought forth some strong, flavorful cigars in their 5 years of existence. With FDA Regulations in place, I find myself worried about the future for this brand, even if Skip Martin himself is not worried about the future. According to the Roma Craft website, “The Aquitaine contains the same long-filler, full-bodied blend found in […]

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RoMaCraft Announces Guáimaro For IPCPR 2016

If you follow ChiefHava on Instagram you will catch a sneak peek at many of the things RoMaCraft is working on at any given time. Yesterday, he gave a glimpse of a cigar set to debut at IPCPR. That cigar is Guáimaro and it will be available in three sizes: Robusto, 5×52, $7.25 Single/$145.00 20 Count Box Corona, 51/2×46, $7.75 Single /$155.00 20 Count Box Torpedo, 6×54, $8.75 Single /$175.00 20 Count Box It features […]

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RoMa Craft Ships Firecracker to Two Guys Smoke Shop

The much-anticipated CroMagnon Firecracker from Roma Craft Tobac is leaving Nica Sueno today and headed toward New Hampshire’s Two Guys Smoke Shop. On May 19, 2007, Two Guys Smoke Shop owner David Garofalo asked Jose “Don” Pepin Garcia to roll him a short cigar and to put a long pig tail on it. And so the birth of the firecracker came from an idea. The cigar has seen versions made by My Father Cigars, Jose […]

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The Two Guys Smoke Shop 2016 Firecracker Will Be Made By…

The Tail of THE FIRECRACKER CIGAR Salem, New Hampshire (April 9, 2016) It began on May 19, 2007 at a cigar rolling event at Two Guys Smoke Shop in New Hampshire featuring Jose Don “Pepin” Garcia. David Garofalo, owner and founder of Two Guys Smoke Shop asked Pepin to roll him a short cigar and to put a long pig tail on it. Pepin followed the direction and The Firecracker Cigar was born. Over the […]

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